Academic profile:

Sondous Raffa joined the law firm of Hammad & Al-Mehdar in 2021.

Sondous possesses broad arbitration experience on the national and international level. She has handled numerous disputes in ad hoc proceedings and in arbitration under some of the major international arbitration rules, including those of the ICC, CIETAC, and DIAC.

Academic profile:

  • LL.M., McGill University, Canada.
  • Bachelor of Law, Dar Al-Hekma University, Saudi Arabia.

Related Experience:

  • Advised international and multinational companies on incorporation in free zone areas, and in mainland KSA.

  • Assisted and advised an international client in the due diligence and acquisition of several oil rigs valued at USD 600 million.

  • Prepared high level issues list for clients in the Oil & Gas industry, and Construction industry.

  • Prepared numerous corporate documents, including, but not limited to, Articles of Associations, Share Purchase Agreements, Merger Agreements, and Shareholders Agreements.

  • Drafted key commercial contracts such as franchise agreements, distribution agreements, and agency agreements.

  • Advised clients on multi-million dollars loan agreements and mechanisms of registering security interests in KSA.

  • Spearheaded corporate restructuring projects for local and international clients.